Dr. Carol Grannis is the Chief Self-Esteem Officer for Self Esteem Brands, the parent company of the Anytime Fitness franchise system which is the fastest-growing franchise in the country. She has 28 years of experience in HR, Employee Engagement, and Training and Development. She is also a speaker, lecturer and facilitator for groups all over the world. On this week’s show, she chats with Marcel Schwantes about the leadership powerhouse of vulnerability.
Marcel Schwantes chats with Dr. Melissa Hughes about how the brain works and how to make it work better. Dr. Hughes, a neuroscience expert, is the author of “Happy Hour With Einstein,” as well as a keynote speaker and thought leader. She shares practical applications of neuroscience to help leaders learn habits that lead to positive work cultures of belonging, psychological safety, and gratitude.
Marcel Schwantes chats with Harold MacDowell, an icon in the servant-leadership movement. Harold is the CEO of TDIndustries, a $631M company with over 2600 “partners” (employees) in the company. TD has made the Fortune Magazine Best Companies to Work For list for 17 consecutive years under Harold’s leadership. Marcel and Harold discuss the two sides of servant-leadership, and its personal as well as business impact.
Marcel Schwantes chats with executive coach and author Jerry Colonna about his new book, “Reboot: Leadership and the Art of Growing Up.” They discuss Jerry’s concept of Radical Self-Inquiry and how shame and fear keep us from being happy and fulfilled at work and in life.
Today, Marcel Schwantes talks to Kristen Hadeed, author of “Permission to Screw Up”, and founder of Student Maid, a cleaning company that has employed thousands of students all around the world. This is a challenging industry, but Kristen blew industry standards out of the water with her innovative ideas, company culture and by focusing on love.
What would be the outcome if we all had a more loving, safe and human workplace? Renée Smith is today’s guest on the Love in Action Podcast and she is going to share with us the benefits of bringing more love into the workplace.
Today’s guest, Mark C. Crowley, author of Lead From the Heart, knows the secret to make great leadership happen. He proves, without a doubt, the physiological reasons why leading from the heart give teams and companies real advantage.
Being happy at work isn’t something most people expect. But today’s guest, Dr. Annie McKee, believes it’s possible. In fact, she wrote a book on it, called “How to be Happy At Work,” published by Harvard Business Review Press. According to Annie, there are three key factors: hope, purpose, friendship, and in this episode, we dive into how to be happy at work.
Career development is broken and our expectations have not kept pace with the reality of today’s workplace, according to today’s guest, Julie Winkle Giulioni. Julie co-authored the book, Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go, and works with organizations worldwide to improve performance through leadership and learning. Today, she’s talking about developing and growing employees.
Are women better leaders than men? Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic is an international authority on psychoanalysis, talent management, leadership development, and people analytics. He’s also an author, and his latest book is rather controversial. He asks the question: Why do so many incompetent men become leaders? And why are women so good at it?
What does it take to reboot a company from the ground up? Joining us on this episode is Doug Conant, the Founder of ConantLeadership, former CEO of the Campbell Soup Company, and co-author of the international bestseller, TouchPoints. Today, Doug is sharing about how he turned Campbell around, and how he’s able to create leadership connections in the smallest of moments.
How many conventional leadership ideas do we take as the truth but turn out to be lies? We’re joined today by Ashley Goodall, the author of Nine Lies About Work: A Freethinking Leader’s Guide to the Real World, and the Senior Vice President Leadership and Team Intelligence at Cisco. Ashley separates fact from fiction in the realm of workplace and leadership misconceptions, and what the truths really are.
What does “we’re all in this together” look like? Join us on this episode as we sit with Terry Turner, the President and CEO of Pinnacle Financial Partners. Today we’re talking about cultivating a culture of ownership, keeping employees engaged, and how love can still manifest in action — even at companies like banks.
Times are changing. There is a movement happening: are you in? Joining us today is Mike Vacanti, the founder of the HumansFirst Club. Today we’re talking about the hope of being able to create positive change in the workplace, and how to lead from a humans first perspective.
How do you help people bring their whole selves to work? Just ask Claude Silver, the Chief Heart Officer at VaynerMedia. She oversees wonderful people and their heartbeats, and the experience they have within the four walls of the office and even in life. What happens when you make people feel like they belong, that they’re appreciated and that they’re here to do some incredible, innovative work that excites them? More than you can imagine.
What if someone tapped you on the shoulder and asked if you liked your job. Would you say you loved it? Today on the podcast we have Bob Chapman, CEO of Barry-Wehmiller and the author of Everybody Matters. We’re talking about the extraordinary power of caring: what happens to a workplace when people are cared for and care for others in return? What kind of impact will that make?
When you think about work, do you think about joy as well? Joining us on this episode is Rich Sheridan, the author of Joy, Inc. and most recently Chief Joy Officer: How Great Leaders Elevate Human Energy and Eliminate Fear. He leads Menlo Innovations as their co-founder and CEO. Today we’re talking about how you can bring more joy into your work — and what can happen when you do.
On this episode of Love in Action, we have Howard Behar, the former president of Starbucks International. During his tenure, Howard grew the coffee company from 28 stores to over 15,000 locations, and he’s the author of It’s Not About The Coffee and The Magic Cup. Today we’re talking about servant leadership, how to lead with love, and the power of putting people and values first.
Join us on episode #2 of Love in Action as we unpack the true meaning of customer service and servant leadership with legendary management and leadership expert, Ken Blanchard: consultant, speaker, Chief Spiritual Officer and Co-Founder of The Ken Blanchard Companies, and author of many classics, including The One Minute Manager. Listen and Subscribe on iTunes | Stitcher | Spotify | Google Play | Google Podcasts | Creating raving fans Ken shares his three secrets
Welcome to the Love in Action Podcast, and we’re launching today with someone I deeply admire: Erica Keswin, the author of “Bring Your Human to Work.” Join us as we talk about the book, and dive deep into real-life examples of designing workplaces that are good for people, great for business, and just might change the world. Listen and Subscribe on iTunes | Stitcher | Spotify | Google Play | Google Podcasts | The Big
Welcome to the Love in Action Podcast and the 7-minute teaser where I explain the reason I named it as such. The term “Love in Action” has been loosely used in conversation around social media. It has even made sub-titles of books and a few media headlines. But what does this term, often perceived as “unfit” for work really mean, from a business standpoint? And why did I create a whole podcast (have I told
Pat Falotico, CEO of the Robert K Greenleaf Center for Servant Leadership, and Cheryl Bachelder, CEO of Popeyes® Louisiana Kitchen Inc., were asked, “What are the biggest barriers to serving well?” This is a short highlight we captured from the 2015 Servant Leadership Summit three-hour webinar.
Pat Falotico, CEO of the Robert K Greenleaf Center for Servant Leadership, and Cheryl Bachelder, CEO of Popeyes® Louisiana Kitchen Inc., were asked, “what does it look like to think of others above ourselves without becoming a doormat? What does that look like in practice, and not just theory?” This is a short highlight we captured from this year’s Servant Leadership Summit three-hour webinar.
Pat Falotico, CEO of the Robert K Greenleaf Center for Servant Leadership, and Cheryl Bachelder, CEO of Popeyes® Louisiana Kitchen Inc., were asked the question: “Is it possible to be an effective servant leader under the thumb of oppressive, command-and-control leaders? And if so, how?”
s your company struggling to retain its workforce? Pretty expensive habit, but you’re not alone. According to data from Harvard Business Review and the Corporate Leadership Council, 25% of top performers plan to leave their company within 12 months 50% of executives say their organizations are ineffective at managing and keeping top talent. 33% of “emerging stars” report feeling “disengaged” from their companies. 40% of “high potentials” have little confidence in senior management. If you’re
n November 9, Becky Robinson (Weaving Influence) and Karin Hurt (Let’s Grow Leaders) hosted a Servant Leadership Summit: An Exclusive 3-hour Webinar from the World’s Top Servant Leaders. It was a fantastic time well spent and a terrific way to start the week. The speakers included some heavy hitters, including Ken Blanchard, Cheryl Bachelder, and Ken Jennings, to name a few. → Click here for the event page with all speaker bios. ← Close to 700